Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
from gammling will ánotá go to education... which are liis. &p(governor) "the gaming compan that's funding all of thhse ads trying to claim that dollars never go to chools, total hogwash, complete lii that penn is perpetuating, total falsehood." falsehood." thh governnr says penn nattonal is only trying virginia rom a potential loss in businees from marylanders. ctober is natiinal fire prevention month... aad one of the ways the baltimore ity fiie deparrment is driving home tte message of safety, is with some... enteetainment. joel d. smith is live in rosedale attthe fire training center, where he is personally of reelly is. 3 president obama and mitt romney mee for their ffrst in denver, colorado.as a stage - jobs and the ecooomy stood ... - front and center... along wiih &pto bring prosperity back. back. domestic issues was the focus for the ninety minute first presidentialldebate at the university of denver in cooorado - fitting as those &phave been front and center in thhsslong campaign.seeeinggto annwer critics who say he doesn't offer specifics - romney says he has a fivv poi
Oct 8, 2012 5:30am EDT
. ((break 2))kw@ 3 a lot has been said aaout the state of american education. but, teachers can't teach kids pho aren't in class.baltiiore has a nnw plan in the fight against chronic absences. athenn jooes shows us what's being done ... and some eeamples of how it's working. --reporter pkg-as follows --(nats)baltimore teen jerrod williams has come a long way.in seventh grade, he missed thirty-thrre days f drrpping out."there'd be days i'd jjst stayyhome, playythe game, eat, sleep, and that's about it, watch tv."williams &pstruggled to get passing grades at a chool where he didn't feellthe eachers cared. that's where karen webber ndour came in.she handles attendance initiatiies for the city's school district. "i saw him on the first day of school and one of the teachers who knew him said 'this boo ann days and days,' and we approached him and said this diffeeent school year for you. we expect to see you here."in eighth grade, williams missed just five days of school.the he's now a sophomoreein high school with perfeet attendance especially in math."i got bs, and b-plusses nd one a.